A small village off the mainland is about to receive a huge winter storm. It won't be just another storm for them. A strange visitor named Andre Linoge comes to the small village and gives ... See full summary »
In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances.
When a government-run lab accidentally lets loose a deadly virus, most of the population of the world is wiped-out. Survivors begin having dreams about two figures: a mystical old woman, or a foreboding, scary man. As the story tracks various people, we begin to realize that the two figures exemplify basic forces of good and evil, and the stage is set for a final confrontation between the representatives of each. Written by
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For years it was planned to make this story into a theatrical film, directed by George A. Romero. Stephen King did many drafts to make it of a suitable length for a feature film, and when he couldn't get it short enough they considered breaking it into two separate films before finally letting Rospo Pallenberg write a draft. But before they could make it, King was offered the chance to make this mini-series for television. See more »
When Larry Underwood pulls up in his car to his mother's house, his California license plate clearly reads "Digyoman". California license plates of the era had a maximum of 7 characters. See more »
Yes, the movie is rather disappointing after reading the book, but you have to admit they tried...and for 1994 they did a good job. I think that they included all that could be included in a movie because of the fact that most details in the book can't be explained through gestures or images so we'd better appreciate the hard work they've put into it;a script is not an easy thing to do you know,especially when we're talking about a novel.
My opinion is that you can't truly appreciate Stephen King only by watching movies.He's a great horror writer and I strongly recommend reading "The Stand" . It's really cool and the characters are incredibly well built . Besides that, it's pretty realistic too...
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